Public Health

Jake Johnson, staff writer
Letter urges president to "prioritize people over pharmaceutical company profits."
Kenny Stancil, staff writer
"America is facing a crisis of online misinformation that is eroding faith in our democratic institutions, threatening public health, stoking radical extremism, and fanning the flames of hatred and division," an anti-monopoly coalition warned on April 15, 2021. (Photo Illustration: Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)
"Truth is under siege, and Big Tech platforms have become too big to care—they...
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Relatives of a Brazilian Covid-19 victim embrace in a cemetery built for the mass burial of people killed by the pandemic in Manaus, Amazonas. (Photo: Andre Coelho/Getty Images)
"The lack of political will to adequately respond to the pandemic is killing...


Called "horrifying, infuriating, compelling and hopeful," a new documentary Toxic Hot Seat explores the chemical flame retardants - equally likely to cause cancer and not to work - that are everywhere in our lives and houses, and the massive lobbying efforts of chemical manufacturers and Big Tobacco that put them there. With a new Give Toxics the Boot! campaign. "The average American baby is born with 10 fingers, 10 toes and the highest recorded levels of flame retardants among infants in the...